Intel® Edison

The Intel Edison solution unlocks the barriers to rapid product innovation.

Intel® Edison is a solution designed to lower the barriers to entry for quick prototyping and productizing the connected computing devices driving the next industrial revolution.

Prototype quickly and get to market faster.

This wave of connected devices will be a diversified collection of products invented for specific consumers and consumer needs. 

The Intel Edison solution was designed specifically for the creators of these devices--emerging entrepreneurs eager to invent the future.  It combines a small, powerful, adaptable hardware platform and partner-enabled ecosystem with extended software compatibility and supportive online environment. 

With the solution offered by Intel Edison, your imagination is the only obstacle between you and your invention.

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Small, powerful, and adaptable hardware

• High performance, dual-core CPU and single core micro-controller supports complex data collection in a low power package

• Integrated Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Low-Energy* (LE), memory, and storage simplifies configuration and increases scalability

• 40 multiplexed GPIO interfaces with expansion board options for total project design and flexibility

Software compatibility

• The Intel® IoT Developer Kit for Intel Edison adds C, C++, Python, and JavaScript support for developing connected sensor Internet-of-Things applications.

• Supports a variety of Integrated Development Environments such as Arduino*, Eclipse*, Wyliodrin*, and Intel’s XDK. 

Supportive environment

• Managed online community for  project ideas and engagement with other product users.

• Intel product-expert support and open source community software tools.

• Access to device-to-device and device-to-cloud connectivity framework to enable cross device communication and a cloud based, multi-tenant, time-series analytics service.

Key technical features

At the center of Intel Edison is an Intel® Atom 22nm SoC with a dual-core CPU at 500Mhz and a MCU at 100Mhz. This allows the product to collect and preprocess data via the MCU in a low power state and hand the filtered data off to the CPU for analytics. Edison includes 1GB of memory, 4GB of storage and dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 for communications. It supports 40 GPIOs with multiple configuration options

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Where to Buy


Intel® Edison development boards are available globally. Find the retailer nearest you or order online.

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